Time-waster of the day 3/19

For your daily dose of the communication cornucopia that is Twitter, check out Museum of Modern Tweets, a collection of the most noteworthy–and entertaining–140-character messages from your favorite celebrities.

Timewaster of the day, 3/5

The tagline, “Yeah, it’s still bad for you–but see how good it can look,” makes you want to dress up those Friday chicken fingers like the gourmand you are.

MAPS v. MAPS : The showdown

It’s no secret that all of us here at Brown love acronyms. S/NC, ISPs, GISPs, GlISPs, JWoWW…the list goes on and on.

But what happens when two different organizations use the same acronym? Continue Reading

The same ten questions we always ask: UCS President Clay Wertheimer

Name: Clay Wertheimer
Age: 22
Occupation: President of the Undergraduate Council of Students

What’s your job description, in one sentence? Work to make Brown the best that it can be, now and in the future. I also write a lot of e-mails.
What’s the best part of your job? The opportunity to have a lasting impact on every facet of the Brown experience — from academics to residential to extracurricular.
The worst? The number of people who ask me why the Vdub isn’t open on weekends (it’s too expensive, and not cost-effective).

How long have you lived in Providence? 4 years
What’s your ringtone? Default

Your homepage? IGoogle
What newspapers and magazines do you subscribe to? The New York Times, Slate
Nice Slice or Antonio’s? Nice Slice
Blue State or Starbucks? Blue State
Which three words would you use to describe Brown students? Independent, workaholic, optimistic

Ratty vs. V-Dub, 3/1

Lunch: V-Dub. Nothing spectacular being offered anywhere. Though the Ratty’s pork cubes? Geometrically shaped meat doesn’t sound too appealing.

Dinner: Ratty. Pearl onions…sounds fancy!

Time-waster of the day, 3/1

Ever come up with a great idea for a Web site, get as far as one post, then forget about it? That’s what this site is.

Because most blogs are only good for about a week, anyway. We’re looking at you, FML.